Inspired By Pencils

As the calendar changed from February to March my creator’s soul sang out its annual clarion call, “April is coming!” April, which is filled with online challenges for those who are ready to rise to them: NaPoWriMo (National Poetry Writing Month), #the100dayproject, Blogging from A to Z Challenge, and, of course, Camp NaNoWriMo just to […]

First Draft Fiction – Change the World

The following is a first draft of a short story written as part of the Story A Day May 2016 Challenge. This is Story #5 for day 5 (being a l little late is turning into a habit here…). In the comments below, please share your critique of the story. Also, let me know if […]

First Draft Fiction – The Life of a Spoon

The following is a first draft of a short story written as part of the Story A Day May 2016 Challenge. This is Story #4 for day 4 (even though I am late again!). In the comments below, please share your critique of the story. Also, let me know if this is a character/story you’d […]

First Draft Fiction – It Only Takes One

The following is a first draft of a short story written as part of the Story A Day May 2016 Challenge. This is Story #3 for day 3 (which also happens to be Teacher Appreciation Day). In the comments below, please share your critique of the story. Also, let me know if this is a […]

First Draft Fiction – Dinner Disaster

The following is a first draft of a short story written as part of the Story A Day May 2016 Challenge. This is Story #2 for (a little late ) day 2. In the comments below, please share your critique of the story. Also, let me know if this is a character/story you’d be interested […]

First Draft Fiction – Not My Photos

The following is a first draft of a short story written as part of the Story A Day May 2016 Challenge. This is Story #1 for day 1. In the comments below, please share your critique of the story. NOT MY PHOTOS Before my coffee, before my shower, before I even bother to reach over […]

Story A Day May 2016

Well, ladies and gents, I found a thing.Story A Day May is exactly what it sounds like. It’s a month long challenge for me to write a different story every day of May. While I am not typically a pessimist, I do not foresee 31 stories coming out of me by the end of this […]